2014 Niue 5 oz Silver $10 Hawksbill Turtle BU

2014 Niue 5 oz Silver $10 Hawksbill Turtle BU
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Product Details

This coin is a continuation of the silver Taku series from the New Zealand Mint that has grown tremendously in popularity in its brief existence. With a sleek design and low mintages for bullion, these coins move very quickly.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 5 oz of .999 fine Silver.
  • Coins come packaged in protective capsules.
  • Strict limited mintage of only 50,000 coins.
  • Obverse: New stylized design of a Hawksbill turtle , also known as the Taku, swimming in shallow waters amidst tiny bubbles.
  • Reverse: Effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and 2014 for the date.
  • Produced by the New Zealand Mint.

Protect your Hawksbill Turtle by adding an attractive presentation box to your order.

With a sleek design and low mintages for bullion, these coins tend to move very quickly. Add this 2014 Hawksbill Turtle to your cart today!

Hawksbill turtles are found throughout the tropical waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. Named for their narrow, pointed beak, they are also recognizable by a distinctive pattern of overlapping scales on their exquisitely colored and patterned shells. This species typically avoids deep waters, preferring coastlines and coral reefs where they can find sponges, a primary food source for these omnivores.

Beautiful creatures, they make incredible migrations in order to move from feeding sites to tropical beaches that often serve as nesting grounds. Hawksbill turtles come to New Zealand every year from Fiji; although they’ve been sighted as far south as Cook Strait, they are mostly seen in the upper North Island of New Zealand in the clear, shallow waters of the island shelve.

Like many sea turtles, hawksbills are a critically endangered species due mostly to human impact. Hawksbill eggs are still eaten around the world despite the turtle’s international protected status, and they are often killed for their flesh and their stunning shells that are highly valuable in some marketplaces.

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Product ID: 79741
Year: 2014
Grade: Brilliant Uncirculated
Grade Service: None
Denomination: $10
Mint Mark: Not Shown
Metal Content: 5 troy oz
Purity: .999
Manufacturer: Sunshine Minting
Thickness: 5.5 mm
Diameter: 64 mm
Inner Pack: N/A
Outer Pack: N/A
Customer Reviews
2014 Niue 5 oz Silver $10 Hawksbill Turtle BU
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5 oz turtle

By  Ryan

from AK


Been eye balling this one for a while. Should have got it sooner. Nice 5 oz coin.

Incredible coin and service

By  greginvegas

from las Vegas


I started purchasing precious metal in September of 2104. I had no knowledge metals, spot prices or the market at all. With apmex's team as a small time investor I have been able to purchase over 12000 dollars in high value coins at great spot prices under guidance. I could not not have done this without them!! They are the best, when I shopped around with other companies they weren't interested in helping small time investors but the team at apmex treats me like I invest 1000's with each purchase no matter how big or small the buy. I will buy from them again and again and recommend them to everyone I know. Greg Martin

Great coin

By  Boogeyman

from San Antonio Tx


This is just a great addition to any collection. I've always liked turtles so this was a must have for me. The details on this coin is unbelievable. Good size and weight. You can't go wrong with this one.

Great quality and service

By  Silversmith

from Arizona


These turtles are the only way I can get the wife on board! She loves 'em and I love the silver! Very fast and secure shipping from APMEX, like always. Very nice piece

Beautiful addition to collection

By  Kris

from Honolulu, HI


I bought the coin as an addition to my daughter's collection, she has each year. I think the coin is a beauty and is worth the value. Low premium over spot, attractive design, we'll worth it. Besides my daughter's face is like Christmas morning when she gets to unbox APMEX products. No complaints whatsoever!

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